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Apprentice Nursery Assistant – Honley Day Care – HD9 6QZ


£166.00 per week     Huddersfield

Honley Day Care
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions

Vacancy Description

You will be provided with the chance to “earn and learn” in a well-established, privately-owned Childcare provider.

Duties will include:

  • Provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting
  • Give support to other personnel within the setting
  • Implement the daily routine in the base room
  • Operate a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in your area in conjunction with other staff
  • Work with all staff to ensure children settle well
  • Support all staff and engage in a good staff team
  • Be flexible within working practices of the setting, be prepared to help where needed, including to undertake certain domestic jobs within the setting, e.g. preparation of snack meals, cleansing of equipment, etc
  • Recording accidents – ensure the accident reports have been signed by another member of staff before the parent receives it
  • Look upon the setting as a “whole” where your help can be most utilised, be constantly aware of the needs of children
  • Ensure children are collected by someone known to the setting
  • Respect the confidentiality of information received
  • Develop your role within the team
  • Ensure the setting provides a high-quality environment to meet the needs of individual children from differing cultures and religious backgrounds, and stages of development
  • Be aware of the high profile of the setting and to uphold its standards at all times
  • Actively promote and support the safeguarding of children and young people in the workplace, ensuring setting policies and procedures are always observed
Vacancy Title:
Apprentice Nursery Assistant
Honley Day Care
Employer Description:

Honley Day Care and Pre-prep school is a privately owned, purpose built nursery situated in Honley, Holmfirth, catering for children aged birth to five. At Honley Day Care and Pre-prep School we focus on the development and well-being of each individual child, by providing quality care and education in a safe, stimulating and happy environment.

Excellent continuous provision is available on a daily basis, indoors and outdoors, where children’s learning is enhanced and challenged. We encourage children to be independent, confident and respectful whilst promoting freedom of choice, imagination and creativity.

Vacancy Location:


Huddersfield Road



Working Week:
Monday to Friday (Shift times to be confirmed) Total hours per week: 40.00
Weekly Wage:
Number of Vacancies:
Training to be provided:

Early Years Practitioner Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

Apprenticeships are delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated to ‘Off the Job Training’. You will be allocated a personal Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator and will have access to our online study area where you will find all your assessment materials.

Your Teaching and Learning Co-ordinator will provide you with personal tutorial support and assessment at pre-arranged times.

Assessment is through a variety of methods, including observations in the workplace, witness testimonies, product evidence, and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged to your electronic portfolio.

  • Intermediate apprenticeship for the Early Years Practitioner
  • Functional Skills Level 1 in maths, English (where applicable)
Learning Provider:
FW Solutions
Learning Provider Description:

FW Solutions is an independent provider delivering apprenticeships and vocational training, specialising in the Early Years and Education sectors.

The company was born out of the Directors’ 40 years collective experience working in community settings throughout West and North Yorkshire and later delivering teaching and training in the Early Years sector. As a family run business, the company lives and breathes childcare from the roots upwards. We have now grown our business to deliver childcare and education training across Yorkshire and the North East. We pride ourselves on having a team of long serving staff with industry experience.

Contact details:

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01423 536 672

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Windsor House, Cornwall Road, Harrogate, HG1 2PW

Vacancy type:
Expected Duration:
12 Months
Skills required:
  • You need to show the ability to develop excellent communication and relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • You must have good time management skills
Qualifications required:
  • GCSEs at grade C/4 or equivalent or above in English and maths would be an advantage
Personal qualities:
  • You should be a hardworking and motivated individual who is eager to learn and genuinely wants to work with children
  • You must have enthusiasm for the job as you need to be able to work independently and use your initiative as well as working as part of a team
Future Prospects:
  • Achievement of this pathway will enable apprentices to go on to study towards the Level 3 Early Years Educator Apprenticeship Standard and access higher level jobs within the sector
Employer Name:
Honley Day Care
Contact Name:
Application Method:
Please appy via the FW Solutions website.
Apprenticeship Sector:
Short Vacancy Description:

A hard working and enthusiastic apprentice nursery assistant is required at a successful children’s day nursery to provide a high standard of physical, emotional, social, and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. This is an excellent opportunity for any individual wishing to progress their career in Childcare.

Reality check:

Please consider the location of the setting before submitting an application. The location means that travel may be difficult for some in the winter months. Please think about this before submitting your application.